Category: Downeast Campus

EdGE – Encourages Youth to Build Character, Self-Confidence

CHERRYFIELD, ME — EdGE (Ed Greaves Education) is Maine Seacoast Mission’s innovative youth development program for K-12 coastal Washington County students. Encourages youth to stay engaged in school, build character, improve academic performance, build self-confidence. Learn all about EdGE.

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MA and CT Church Volunteers Knock It Out of Housing Rehab Park

From: Scott Shaw, Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Sent: Friday, August 2, 2019 1:41 PM Another week of double crews and these two highly skilled teams knocked it out of the park. The volunteers’ work included building a handicapped accessible walk-in shower for a woman, roofing a home, installing new flooring, and replacing windows. I would…

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Another Great Week of Amazing Housing Rehab Volunteers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Mission Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw tells of “another great week of weather and amazing volunteers.” The Housing Rehab volunteers were from Congregational Church of Laconia, NH and United Church of Christ Congregational of Boxborough, MA. These photos show the terrific volunteers protecting Maine coastal area homes, inside and outside, from…

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Mission Downeast Campus Hosts Harvest Table Cooking Classes

ellsworthamerican.com Dig, Milbridge! July 25, 2019 by Johanna S. Billings on Arts & living, Lifestyle Incredible Edible “brings people together,” said Chris Kuhni, executive director of the Women’s Health Resource Library, which is behind the effort. In fact, the idea for the cookbook, “The Humble Veggie,” came from the fact that garden visitors enjoyed swapping…

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Big Weekend at DETOP for Great Maine Scavenger Hunters

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Last weekend was a “big weekend” at our Downeast Community Campus for Down East magazine’s Great Maine Scavenger Hunt volunteers, said Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington. The Hunt’s purpose is to send “Down East readers out to explore all 35,385 square miles of Maine — from mountains to sea, from potato…

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What Fifty-Six Housing Rehab Volunteers Can Do in a Week

CHERRYFIELD, ME — From Maine Seacoast Mission’s Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME, Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw sends five new photos and a back story of more good news. “We had a big week with the Housing Rehabilitation Program,” writes Manager Scott Shaw. “For some very appreciative homeowners, forty-three volunteers from Ohio and thirteen…

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Wyman’s of Maine Brings Positive Energy, Great Food to DETOP

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Last month, Wyman’s of Maine, “a family-owned company with a heritage of leadership in the growing and marketing of Wild Blueberries,” hosted a Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP) Sunday Supper. In a thank you note to Wyman’s Human Resources Director April Norton, Mission Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington said Wyman’s “brings…

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